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Musotima aduncalis
Musotima aduncalis male.jpg
Male
Musotima aduncalis female.jpg
Female
Scientific classification
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Musotima
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M. aduncalis
Binomial name
Musotima aduncalis
(C. Felder, R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
Synonyms
  • Diathrausta aduncalis C. Felder, R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875

Musotima aduncalis is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Cajetan Felder, Rudolf Felder and Alois Friedrich Rogenhofer in 1875. This species is endemic to New Zealand.

Adults are variable in colour, ranging from white to ochreous yellow.

The larvae feed on Adiantum species.

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